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A migrant is assisted after arriving in Reggio Calabria, Italy (CNS)

French, German and Italian bishops have issued formal statements in response to migration crisis

Pope Francis blesses a child as he leaves a gathering with young people in Piazza Vittorio in Turin (CNS)

The Pope spoke to a group of young people during his two-day visit to Turin

Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere at the Reggio Calabria on Monday (PA)

The EU has said it will strengthen sea patrols by its Frontex border agency and destroy human traffickers’ boats

A migrant is helped as she disembarks from a Coast Guard boat in the Sicilian harbour of Palermo (CNS)

Illegal immigration needs to end and the only possible solution is legal immigration – at present we have the worst of all possible worlds

Pope Francis and Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt (L'Osservatore Romano)

Pope Francis met a 30-member delegation from the Conference of European Rabbis at the Vatican

Migrants wait to disembark in the Sicilian harbour of Pozzallo (PA)

On Sunday a boat carrying 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, with only 28 people rescued so far

The recently appointed Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis (PA)

Debt is a major moral issue, though one that has not received enough attention, given that the economic crisis we have been living through since 2008

A man of Catholic tastes (AP)

The Society of Jesus had a huge influence on European drama at the time

Pope Francis greets some women as he arrives to celebrate a Mass for peace and for the reconciliation of North and South Korea (CNS)

Pope Francis has a strong track record on respect for women and the elderly

Pope Francis addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg (PA)

It’s been said that Francis represents a rupture with the past, but that is not the case here